WAUSAU — The Wisconsin Woodchucks announced on Friday they will be hosting a Red, White & Boom Festival, presented by Ascension, at Athletic Park on the Fourth of July.

The festival will include live music from the band Raised Reckless, yard games, and a spectacular fireworks show to celebrate Independence Day.

Gates will open at 6:30 p.m., and Raised Reckless will play in Community Park starting at 7:30 p.m. The community can enjoy yard games, inflatables and face painting. Food and drink will be available to purchase, therefore no carry-ins will be allowed. The fireworks show will start at approximately 9:50 p.m.

Tickets for the event are on sale now and are $6 for a reserved seat and $4 for general admission and can be purchased online at www.woodchucks.com, by stopping by the Woodchucks Front Office during business hours, or by calling 715.845.5055.

The Wisconsin Woodchucks’ home opener is Wednesday, May 31. All ticket packages, group tickets, and single game tickets are now on sale for the upcoming 2017 season.

The Woodchucks are also excited to be hosting the 2017 Northwoods League All-Star Game, presented by Ascension. Call the Woodchucks ticket sales department for more information at 715.845.5055 or go online, www.woodchucks.com, to learn more.